Minor mag. 1.8 earthquake - 10.3 km northwest of Zafferana Etnea, Catania, Sizilien, Italy, on Saturday, 26 October 2019 at 00:58 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.8 earthquake at 0 km depth
26 Oct 01:13 UTC: First to report: INGV after 15 minutes.
Date & time: 26 Oct 2019 00:58:17 UTC
Depth: 0.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.7475°N / 15.0263°E (Catania, Sizilien, Italy)
Nearest volcano: Etna (3 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) W of Fornazzo (pop: 161) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) W of Giarre (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) ESE of Bronte (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 18,400) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) NE of Biancavilla (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 23,200) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) N of Mascalucia (Catania) (pop: 29,900) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) ENE of Adrano (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 34,400) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) NW of Acireale (pop: 49,500) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) NNE of Paternò (pop: 46,000) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) ESE of Palermo (pop: 648,300) --> See nearby quakes!
509 km (316 mi) SSE of Rome (Latium) (pop: 2,318,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INGV (Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 107 joules (8.78 kilowatt hours) More info
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|1.8||0.2 km||8 km W Milo (CT) (Italy)||INGV|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 1.8, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people, but could be recorded instrumentally.